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Vermilion County Emergency Management Agency
Sunday June 30th, 2019 :: 04:15 p.m. CDT

Alert

Flash Flood Warning until 10:15PM

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Edgar County in east central Illinois... Vermilion County in east central Illinois... Eastern Champaign County in east central Illinois... Eastern Douglas County in east central Illinois...

* Until 1015 PM CDT Sunday.

* At 413 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Up to three inches of rain have already fallen in portions of the warning area, and radar trends show numerous thunderstorms will continue. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Champaign, Danville, Rantoul, Paris, Urbana, Hoopeston, St. Joseph, Georgetown, Westville, Tilton, Catlin, Oakwood, Philo, Chrisman, Rossville, Sidney, Homer, Thomasboro, Gifford and Ridge Farm. Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches are possible in parts of the warned area. This includes the following highways... Interstate 57 between mile markers 241 and 257. Interstate 74 between mile markers 183 and 220.

* AFFECTED AREAS: VERMILION, IL ... CHAMPAIGN, IL ... DOUGLAS, IL ... EDGAR, IL

Instructions:

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

Address/Location
Vermilion County Emergency Management Agency
201 N Vermilion St
Danville, IL 61832

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 217-443-6010

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Warning

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